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    SubjectRe: starting a user defined daemon at linux startup.
    Thanks Sumit, I did it in the same way as ur first solution.
    it worked.

    On Sun, 14 Aug 2005, sumit kalra wrote:

    > Hi Manohar,
    >
    > Yes, you need to put a scripts in /etc/rc.d/init.d
    > which would invoke your daemon. You should provide
    > options in this script to start/stop this daemon and
    > fetch it's status etc. Please look at any other script
    > there - for example nfs. The daemon binary can be
    > placed anywhere, say /usr/sbin or anywhere else. If
    > you put this startup script in /etc/rc.d/init.d your
    > daemon will be loaded at startup.
    >
    > Another thought on this one: If you put your commands
    > in rc.sysinit, they are executed at startup so you can
    > start your daemon from there as well. It should work
    > but I don't think that is the correct way to do it.
    >
    > Regards,
    > Sumit
    >
    > --- "P.Manohar" <pmanohar@lantana.cs.iitm.ernet.in>
    > wrote:
    >
    >>
    >> Hai
    >> I have written a daemon, and it is working when I
    >> load it.
    >> Now I want to start that daemon at startup in
    >> linux, so that without
    >> manually running , it has to start along with all
    >> the daemons available
    >> in the system. I came to know that we need to put a
    >> script into
    >> /etc/rc.d/init.d/
    >> similar to sshd or atd. Do we need to write a script
    >> to run my daemon?
    >>
    >> I have the daemon's binary, what should be the
    >> script content to run it .
    >>
    >> But my daemon is just a single executable, is there
    >> any othr way to do
    >> this.
    >>
    >> Thanks In Advance.
    >> P.manohar.
    >>
    >>
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